Opening address by the chair of Homes England
Peter Freeman, chair, Homes England
Q&A to follow with Martin Hilditch, editor, Inside Housing
Session one: The place that COVID built
chaired by Joe Sarling, head of research and analysis, Homes England
Speakers will discuss the post-pandemic built environment and how the last 18 months will shape the delivery of homes and communities to meet consumer needs
Yolande Barnes, chair, Bartlett Real Estate Institute
Richard Donnell, research and insight director, Zoopla
Polly Mackenzie, chief executive, DEMOS and convener of the Renew Normal
Session two: What happens next, and how do we as placeshapers adapt?
chaired by Manisha Patel, senior partner, PRP and Mayor of London design advocate
Our panel of placeshapers will discuss the future for UK housing - how do the different needs of our towns, cities and regions match the needs of the changing demographics of our communities
Tom Bridges, leader of Leeds office and cities director, Arup
Tim Heatley, co-founder, Capital & Centric
Stephanie McMahon, head of UK research and strategy, BNP Paribas Real Estate
Selina Mason, director of masterplanning, Lendlease
Roundtable one: How COVID is changing consumer demands – the delegates, hosts and speakers will break out into roundtable discussions to discuss and report back at the end of the hour, hosted by AICO
Session three: Working in partnership to deliver at scale
chaired by Rachael Hickman, head of housing delivery and compliance, GLA
Hear insights from three innovative large-scale partnerships, at varying points on their completion timeline. What are the lessons and where are the opportunities in the future?
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